Category Archives: Ramblings

Pop…pop…pop……pop…

There are few things as satisfying as popping bubble wrap. Sometimes you just need to sit for a few hours minutes and pop tiny plastic bubbles between your fingers. Other times you need to take a whole sheet and twist … Continue reading

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The Profile Pic Experiment

I love Google+. I love the open forum, the ability to circle people and not be overly concerned if they don’t circle me back. However, that dynamic lends itself to some annoyances. Namely: The Comment Troll. I’ve always thought it … Continue reading

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I may never shut up about this.

Who has two thumbs and the site with the #1 Google search result for “Powershell AuthorizationManager check failed” and “AuthorizationManager check failed”? THIS CHICK!   Whose website is not only #1 in Google search results for those searches but also … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Mind the New Geek Pop-Culture Phenomenon

Joe Peacock is a friend of mine, fellow geek, writer and internetter. I suppose you could call it a “friendship”, though it mostly involves the two of us hurling comedic insults at each other via GChat and Facebook. (Jerkface!) Today … Continue reading

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The Dr. Who Rate

Occasionally, I do contract work for WordPress sites, social networking pages, etc. I used to charge the same rate per hour for each project. That is, until I discovered Dr. Who. Now my contract work is replacing my valuable Dr. … Continue reading

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Nightmare Scenario: Achievement Unlocked

Any of you following along may already know that I have several “nightmare scenarios”, or what Natalie Dee calls “Intrusive Thoughts”. Today, I achieved one of those scenarios. I was hooking up my XBox360 and had set it up in … Continue reading

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“I’m caught!”

Anyone who’s been reading this site for a while knows that I have a talent for clumsiness. A few months ago, I took my shenanigans to a new level and managed to get myself completely trapped. I have an Etsy … Continue reading

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Sexy Nerds vs Sexist Nerd Bait™

That’s right. I’m trademarking the term “Sexist Nerd Bait”. I’ll fight you for it! I’m sick and tired of stumbling across “geek” and “nerd” oriented videos on the web that are so transparently desperate for views that they resort to … Continue reading

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Solar Storm 2012

If you’re at all interested in science, astronomy, space or technology, you may have heard a buzz online about the solar storm that “bombarded” Earth the last few days. The peak was supposed to be on Wednesday (1/25) and it … Continue reading

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An Ode to SOPA/PIPA

In honor of Official SOPA/PIPA Blackout Day, I thought I’d bastardize some well-known song lyrics. (To the tune of Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”) (As if I had to tell you. This is the freaking internet!) We’re no … Continue reading

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